Lot 85
  • 85

Irving Ramsay Wiles

Estimate
12,000 - 18,000 USD
bidding is closed

Description

  • Irving Ramsay Wiles
  • Portrait of Juliet Inness
  • signed Irving R. Wiles and dated 1900, u.l.
  • oil on canvas
  • 76 by 48 in.
  • 193 by 121.9 cm.

Provenance

George Inness, Jr., acquired directly from the artist as a commission, 1903
Juliet Inness Ellsworth Cox (the sitter), acquired from the above (her father) as a gift
Mr. and Mrs. William Shirley Fulton, Waterbury, Connecticut, acquired from the above as a gift, 1963
Acquired from the above as a gift by the present owner, 1964

Condition

The work is in overall very good condition. There is some slight staining in the lower portion. There is minute paint loss along the right edge. Under UV;
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Catalogue Note

The sitter was the daughter and granddaughter of two of America's preeminent landscape painters.  Her father was George Inness, Jr. and her grandfather, George Inness.